Press Releases

St. Scholastica Partners with Mesa Community College

Published Thursday, July 30, 2015

MESA, Arizona – July 14, 2015 – The College of St. Scholastica, a 103-year-old independent Catholic Benedictine college, has forged a partnership with Mesa Community College (MCC) that will strengthen its community presence and expand its social work course offerings. St. Scholastica will offer a bachelor of arts in social work program on the MCC campus. Fall 2015 classes commence in September...

MCC Graduate Receives Hispanic Scholarship Award

Published Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MESA, Arizona – July 14, 2015 – Mesa Community College graduate Karina Aguilar has received $5,000 from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to continue her studies at University of California, San Diego. HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to community college transfer students...

MCC Offers Special Saturday Hours

Published Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MESA, Arizona – July 1, 2015 – When does fall semester start at Mesa Community College? Where can I go to talk to an advisor? How do I apply for financial aid? New or continuing students can find the answers to these questions on Saturday, Aug. 22  from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at three locations in Mesa:  MCC at Southern and Dobson, MCC at Red Mountain and the Mesa Community Outreach Center in downtown...

Mesa Community College Maintains Accredited Status with the Higher Learning Commission

Published Thursday, June 25, 2015

MESA, Arizona – June 25, 2015 -- Mesa Community College's accredited status with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has been continued; a result of a recent comprehensive evaluation by HLC peer reviewers. “This is wonderful news and an affirmation of the quality of our institution. A demonstration of our continued commitment to excellence since receiving initial accreditation in 1967,” said...

MCC Named Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

Published Tuesday, June 9, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College has been named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water and climate events. As a WRN Ambassador, MCC is committing to work with NOAA and other...

Mesa Community College 50th Anniversary Gala Funds Student Scholarships

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MESA, Arizona – April 13, 2015 -- Mesa Community College students will benefit from the more than $250,000 raised for MCC’s Student Scholarship Endowment fund during last Friday's Fundraising Gala and live auction at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa. More than 400 community members gathered to celebrate MCC’s 50th year and provide support for future students. The goal for the evening was to raise...

Gap Inc. Awards MCC Grant

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College Fashion Merchandising & Design Department has received a 2015 grant from Gap Inc. to help prepare community college students for the workforce through on-campus and in-store learning. The Gap Inc. for Community Colleges (GIFCC) Program is a partnership with the White House "Skills for America's Future" initiative and will offer strategic job and career...

Recipients of American Indian Academic Conference Announced

Published Tuesday, May 12, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College’s 2015 American Indian Academic Conference on April 30 featured Arizona State University's Director of American Indian Studies, John Tippeconnic, and 14 students who presented academic papers. Conference officials awarded scholarships ranging from $50-$700 to all 14 candidates. Talia White of MCC’s American Indian Institute and MCC student Dendrick Jones...

MCC Announces 2015 Commencement

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MESA, Arizona – On May 15, Mesa Community College (MCC) will recognize the accomplishments of its graduates for the 2014-15 academic year at a commencement ceremony in the campus courtyard of MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus. The processional begins at 7:15 p.m., followed by the program at 7:30 p.m. The general public is invited to this special commencement ceremony during the college’s 50th...

Student Chosen as Newman Civic Fellow

Published Tuesday, April 28, 2015

College and university presidents from 36 states plus the District of Columbia nominate student leaders representing the next generation of civic leaders MESA, Arizona – From across the country, college and university presidents have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. At Mesa Community College, Sean West has been...

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